14 episodes

The crime drama series is based on Ian Rankin's series of novels about Inspector John Rebus, starring John Hannah and Ken Stott.

  • Episodes
  • Rebus is drawn into church politics when the Moderator-elect of the Church of Scotland is found dead at a local cruising spot, hours before the General Assembly opens. First broadcast 12/10/2007

  • As Edinburgh prepares to play host to the World Trade Summit, a body is found in the grounds of the conference hotel. Rebus investigates, but is warned off the case. First Broadcast 26/10/2007

  • Drug pusher Daniel Carr is acquitted of murder on a technicality. Rebus is blamed and investigated by Clive Dawson, once his best friend, now anything but. First broadcast 07/12/2007

  • Millionaire philanthropist Gregor Jack’s wife Liz is found battered and dead in a river. Rebus embarks on a journey into the mind and murky past of her super rich husband. First broadcast 22/09/2006

  • Rebus is devastated by the death of a close colleague, which appears to be a suicide until he takes a closer look. An ex-girlfriend visits with an offer he can’t refuse. First broadcast 13/09/2001

  • Small-time criminal Sammy McNally blows his head off at the offices of investment banker Andrew Hammill. Rebus is convinced there’s more at stake than a simple suicide. First broadcast 29/09/2006

  • It’s payback time for Rebus in his pact with crime under-lord Morris Gerald Cafferty. The gangster’s son has been killed and Cafferty is calling in his chips. First broadcast 27/09/2001

  • Rebus finds himself mixing with the upper end of Edinburgh society when an eminent doctor is murdered and an intriguing clue is left at the scene of the crime. First broadcast 02/01/2006

  • A Kosovan man is murdered on an Edinburgh sink estate, it appears to be a race crime but Rebus is unconvinced and discovers that two other murders are linked to the crime. First broadcast 16/01/2006

  • When the body of a missing prostitute is found wrapped in cellophane at the base of local landmark the Five Sisters, Rebus is haunted by a case from the past. First broadcast 08/09/2006

  • A serial killer of the past, known as ‘The Preacher’ appears to have a copycat dubbed ‘The Disciple’. But has ‘The Preacher' returned to continue his work? First broadcast 26/04/2000

  • Celebrations at the conviction of crime gang members are interrupted by news of a shooting at a private school. Rebus is troubled by inconsistencies at the crime scene. First broadcast 15/09/2006

  • Drugs, gang warfare, bombings and prostitution are just some of the activities which two gang leaders have in common. Rebus hits the streets to sort out the conflicts. First broadcast 15/07/2000


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